British hotel, restaurant and pub giant - JD Weatherspoon, have received conditional approval for their first licensed premises in the South East.
The development will be located in the heart of Waterford City and is set to witness the renovation of three adjoining addresses at No. 17-18 Broad Street and No. 7 Arundel Square.
The premises is set to be the company's fourth in the Republic.
According to the approved planning application file from Waterford City & County Council, the development will rise to three floors with a 'pavement cafe area' at ground floor level.
A first floor 146 square meter outdoor garden will feature to the rear of the Arundal Square property, along with a small extension to 17-18 Broad Street.
The premsises is also expected to obtain a food license, given the conditional planning permission granted for a kitchen detailed in the application.
The development comes just two years after JD Weatherspoon initially expressed interest in Ireland's oldest city, when in 2014, the chain was reported to be investigating the possibility of renovating and expanding T&H Doolan's of George's Street.
A potential opening date has yet to be confirmed.